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Senior Commercial Buyer

Ref: 9217720

  • £33,000 - £37,000
  • 20 May 2019
  • Newry
  • Perm



Benefits:

  • Free on-site parking
  • Excellent career progression
  • Highly competitive salary
  • Pension contributions
  • This multi-million pound construction company has experienced considerable growth over the last ten years in Northern Ireland to become one of the most recognised names in the industry. This award winning organisation has offices in both the UK and Northern Ireland and specialises in high end new builds, rebuilds, refurbishments and fit-outs across a variety of different sectors. With growth expected to continue due to this unrivalled success, this is a fantastic time for a Senior Buyer to join the Procurement Team.

    Responsibilities:

  • Completing Tenders
  • Work closely with contractors to work out achievable and accurate cost estimates for projects
  • Negotiate to achieve best price for best quality materials
  • Ensure materials arrive to site on time so as not to effect project deadlines
  • Manage Contractors expectations
  • Work on assigned commercial projects both as part of the procurement team and working on your own initiative, reporting directly to the Procurement Manager.
  • Essential Criteria:

  • A Degree in a Construction or Procurement related discipline
  • Minimum four years buying experience within Construction
  • Previous experience working closely with Sub-Contractors as a Purchaser/Buyer
  • Desirable Criteria:

    The successful candidate will have worked as a Quantity Surveyor or will have a closely linked working background and has since moved into procurement. An ability to understand Contractor requests while being able to analyse and change their orders appropriately and reasonably is essential to succeed in this role. For more information on this Supply Chain opportunity, please contact Mairead McConnell on 02890 325 325 or m.mcconnell@brightwaterni.com